December 1998 AAOS Report

New symposium added to Annual Meeting schedule

A new symposium, "Unions, Doctors and Managed Care," has been added to the Academy's 1999 Annual Meeting schedule on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 8 to 10 a.m. in the Plaza ballroom of the West Coast Anaheim Hotel. It is sponsored by the Committee for Quality Orthopaedic Health Care ("Orthopaedic PAC" ). In addition, the Academy will sponsor 18 scientific symposia at the Annual Meeting. Many new scientific symposia topics will be offered at the meeting, including "New Approaches to the Treatment of Osteoarthritis: Oral Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine, Hyaluronan Injections and Intra-articular Polyurethane," "Regulatory Aspects in Orthopaedics," "Facts and Fallacies of ACL Injuries in Women," "Communications," "Ethical Dilemmas in Orthopaedics" and "Osteopathic Medicine Related to the Spine."

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